Salinas-Based Company Recalls Romaine Lettuce Over Possible E. Coli ContaminationThe Salinas-based produce company Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling its brand of packaged single head romaine lettuce out of an abundance of caution due to possible E. coli contamination, according to federal health officials.
Tri-Valley Water Districts Tackle Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water WellsAt least 500 hundred drinking water wells that serve up to nine million Californians have potentially dangerous levels of a highly toxic family of chemicals and some of the worst are right here in the Bay Area.
Coronavirus Has Food Banks Using Drive-Thrus, New Assembly Lines To Prevent Cross-ContaminationThe COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many companies to rethink the way they operate to prevent cross-contamination, including local food banks. Some believe they will actually be stronger because of it.
California Farmer Sues Oil Companies For Allegedly Contaminating Water Supply, Killing CropsA California farmer's irrigation water contained the very same salty compounds found in wastewater produced by dozens of nearby oil wells.
Official Blames Lead Levels In Oakland's Fruitvale On Paint
Lead Tests On 500 Oakland Children Show Higher Contamination Rate Than Kids In Flint, MIWhen 500 children were tested in Oakland's Fruitvale District, 7.5% of them tested with higher blood lead levels than kids in Flint, MI.
State Takes Steps To Get Clean Water To Kettleman CityAfter years of empty promises, the state is finally taking action to provide the Central Valley town of Kettleman City with clean drinking water.
Kettleman City's Contaminated Drinking Water Found At I-5 Fast Food StopsPeople in the Central Valley town of Kettleman City have had arsenic-tainted tap water for years. Travelers on I-5 may also be drinking it when they stop there for fast food.
San Francisco Rice Noodle Maker Shuts Down Over ContaminationA San Francisco-based rice noodle manufacturer has agreed to cease any food preparation services to settle a complaint brought by federal prosecutors earlier this month over unsanitary food handling.
CVS Recalls Herbal Tea Over Possible Salmonella ContaminationCVS is voluntarily recalling cases of organic tea after the manufacturer reported it could contain salmonella.
Monterey County Beach Closed After Sewer ContaminationThe Monterey County Health Department has closed San Carlos Beach after a sewage spill Friday contaminated the water.
San Jose's Mi Pueblo Market Reopens After Contamination, Vermin Infestation Forces ClosureA grocery store in East San Jose that was closed for 24 hours due to contamination has reopened Wednesday, Santa Clara County health officials said.
E. Coli Found In Portion Of Los Altos' Water Supply; Boil Alert Issued
Top California Oil Regulator Resigns, Scrutinized Over Contamination Of Water SupplyA top California oil and gas regulator has resigned amid questions about oilfield contamination of the state's water supplies.
Banned Flame Retardant Still Making Bald Eagles SickA recent Michigan study shows bald eagles are being exposed to more toxins, including banned flame-retardant chemicals that were once commonly used in the manufacturing of furniture.